China News Service, March 30. According to the website of the Ministry of Water Resources, on the 29th, the Ministry of Water Resources, the Ministry of Public Security, and the Ministry of Transport held a meeting of the leading group (expanded) of the sand mining management cooperation mechanism in the Yangtze River. Vice Minister of the Ministry of Water Resources Wei Shanzhong emphasized at the meeting. It is necessary to continue to carry out special rectification actions for illegal sand mining in river channels, maintain a high-pressure crackdown situation, and resolutely maintain the management order of sand mining in the Yangtze River.
On March 29, the leading group (expanded) meeting of the Yangtze River sand mining management cooperation mechanism of the Ministry of Water Resources, the Ministry of Public Security, and the Ministry of Transport was held in Beijing in the form of video. The meeting summarized the progress of the work in 2021, studied and deployed key tasks in 2022, and further deepened the department Cooperate and strengthen work measures, jointly maintain the order of sand mining management in the Yangtze River, and ensure the stability of the Yangtze River, flood control safety, water supply safety, navigation safety, ecological safety and important infrastructure safety.
Wei Shanzhong, vice minister of the Ministry of Water Resources and leader of the cooperation mechanism leading group, presided over the meeting and delivered a speech.
Wei Shanzhong has fully covered sand mining management responsibilities, continuously improved the coordination and linkage mechanism, comprehensively strengthened the supervision of sand-related activities, achieved fruitful results in comprehensive sand mining actions, achieved remarkable results in the special governance of sand mining ships and sand mining behaviors, and continued to intensify and standardize sand and gravel utilization, etc. They fully affirmed the achievements of the Yangtze River Sand Mining Management Cooperation Mechanism in 2021.
He pointed out that all relevant departments regard the implementation of the Yangtze River Protection Law and the implementation of the Yangtze River protection strategy as a major political mission to implement the "two maintenance", take the initiative to act, divide labor and cooperate, and the management order of sand mining in the Yangtze River is generally controllable and showing a positive trend.
Wei Shanzhong emphasized that the Yangtze River is the mother river of the Chinese nation, and its status in flood control, water supply, shipping and ecology is very special.
The management of sand mining in the Yangtze River is an important measure to maintain the stability of the Yangtze River and ensure the ecological safety of flood control and navigation in the Yangtze River. All relevant units should accurately grasp the new situation and new requirements they are facing, and fully understand the importance, arduousness and complexity of strengthening the management of sand mining in the Yangtze River. We will fully estimate the outstanding difficulties and severe challenges faced by the management of sand mining in the Yangtze River, and make every effort to do a good job in the management of sand mining in the Yangtze River in 2022.
It is necessary to continue to carry out special rectification actions for illegal sand mining in river channels, maintain a high-pressure crackdown situation, and resolutely maintain the management order of sand mining in the Yangtze River; it is necessary to strengthen normative constraints, supervision and assessment, incentives and accountability, and legal supervision to ensure that those responsible for sand mining management are responsible for guarding the soil. Responsibility and soil conservation; to strengthen departmental cooperation, river basin and regional coordination, administrative and judicial connection, and constantly condense the combined force of sand mining supervision; to improve the utilization efficiency of sand and gravel in the planned mining area, promote intensive, large-scale and standardized mining, and standardize dredging of sand and gravel Comprehensive utilization; it is necessary to strengthen the construction of informatization, weave a dense monitoring network, establish an information management platform, and implement an electronic management list for sand and gravel mining and transportation.